2.8.2019 05:00 am
#DodgyLottery part one: National Lotteries Commission COO Phillemon Letwaba linked to controversial grants.
Undeclared conflicts of interest and incomplete or shoddy construction characterise many projects funded by the National Lotteries Commission (NLC). Our research uncovers what is possibly only a fraction of the questionable grants involving Lottery money.
The Iqbal Survé-linked transaction is one of the most controversial to be interrogated at the commission of inquiry.
Sars will face two more investigations by the office of the public protector into ‘HR processes’.
A short-term action plan includes an extensive clean-up campaign, fixing sewerage spillage, and addressing the proliferation of illegal structures.
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Maile testified on Tuesday about the billions of rands meant for the Alexandra Renewal Project which allegedly went missing.
At the time the investment in Independent Media was considered, neither the PIC board nor the Government Employees Pension Fund supported the transaction.
The minister’s legal defence says he was entitled to respond in connection with every aspect of the adverse finding against him.
Ramaphosa fired the pair following Yvonne Mokgoro’s recommendation.
The axed CEO wants a new interim board to be appointed, and wants Old Mutual chair Trevor Manuel and about 12 non-executive directors to be declared delinquent.
Former Sars employee Keletso Manyike insists the Public Protector’s report is correct and rejects author Jacques Pauw’s apology.
The insurer turned the tables on its former CEO, saying he was also responsible for the company paying Trevor Manuel’s legal fees in his battle against the Guptas.
The former PIC CEO said that when operations were replaced by Malusi Gigaba and his deputy Sfiso Buthelezi in March 2017, this marked the beginning of instability at the institution.
He says some politically-connected people would bypass him and exerted their influence on the senior executives.
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